Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Rehearsals: A Sneak Peek Behind The Magic


Get ready for the most anticipated event of the year because Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is back and better than ever. As preparations are in full swing, we bring you an exclusive look at the behind-the-scenes rehearsals that will make this year’s parade truly spectacular.

Key Takeaway

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade rehearsals are underway, promising a spectacular event filled with talented performers, magnificent balloons and floats, and star-studded performances.

The Stars Come Out to Shine

In Macy’s Herald Square, in the heart of the Big Apple, a group of talented performers gathered on Monday to bring their A-game. With their dancing shoes laced up and their voices warmed up, they showcased their skills in choreography from hit Broadway shows like “Back to the Future: The Musical,” “Spamalot,” and “& Juliet.”

The audience was treated to a glimpse of what’s to come during the parade, as seasoned stage stars like Roger Bart, Casey Likes, James Monroe Iglehart, Christopher Fitzgerald, David Josefsberg, and Lorna Courtney dazzled with their incredible performances.

Not to be outdone, the iconic Radio City Rockettes took the stage and mesmerized everyone with their flawless synchronization and impeccable moves.

A Spectacle of Balloons and Floats

On Thanksgiving Day, the main event will feature an awe-inspiring display of 25 balloons, including beloved characters from “Paw Patrol” and “Ronald McDonald.” The parade will also include 31 magnificent floats, such as “Santa’s Sleigh” and “Mutant Mayhem.”

Guided by dedicated rope-holders, these magnificent creations will make their way down the parade route, eliciting joyous cheers from the excited crowds lining the streets of New York City.

Star-Studded Performances

Adding to the excitement, the parade will feature an array of celebrity performers who are sure to leave a lasting impression. Stars like Brandy, Cher, Jessie James Decker, Jon Batiste, Ashley Park, En Vogue, and the cast of Chicago will take the stage and deliver show-stopping performances that will wow the audience.

With each passing year, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade continues to exceed expectations, and this year is no exception. It’s time to make your plans to be a part of this iconic event and experience the magic firsthand.